Racing Calendar: Containing an Account of the Plates, Matches, and Sweepstakes, Run for in Great-Britain and Ireland, &c. in the Year ..., Volume 98

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A. Grant, 1870 - Horse racing

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Page xxxvi - When any match or sweepstakes shall be made, and no course mentioned, the course shall be that which is usually run by horses of the same age as those engaged ; viz. If yearlings, the Yearling Course.
Page xl - ... notes, payable on demand, and be paid into the hands of the person appointed by the Stewards to receive the same: and in default thereof by any person, he shall pay the whole stake as a loser, whether his horse came in first or not, unless such person shall have previously obtained the consent of the party or parties with whom he is engaged, to his not staking.
Page li - December preceding, and shall then name a member of the Jockey Club to succeed him, subject to the approbation of the members of the Jockey Club then present, and at every subsequent financial meeting the senior Steward shall, in like manner, retire and propose his successor.
Page xxxix - When a person takes a nomination for a stake in which the forfeit is to be declared by a particular time, and does not declare forfeit by the time fixed in the article, he shall thenceforth be considered to have taken the engagement on himself, and his name shall be substituted for that of the original subscriber.
Page lv - In the event of such person attending any other meeting in the course of the same year, he is to be considered as a Member of the New Rooms, and liable to all the usual charges.
Page xlix - ... be made either by the owner, jockey, or groom of the horse, to one of the Stewards, to the Keeper of the Match-book, to the Judge of the race, to the Clerk of the Course, or to the person appointed to weigh the jockies.
Page xcix - The Metropolitan Course is 2 miles and a quarter; for this race the horses start at the Winning-chair and run the back way of the Derby Course as far as the road, when they turn to the right and go round the hill, coming into the Derby Course again about a mile from home. The Craven Course is one mile and a quarter The half-mile Course is straight, and exactly half a mile.
Page lvii - ... per cent, shall be allowed. All forfeits shall be paid before twelve o'clock at night of the day fixed for the race, and on those forfeits which shall not be so paid the deduction for the timely declaration of such forfeit shall not be allowed. No horse shall be considered as struck out of his engagement, unless the owner, or some person authorised by him, shall give notice to the Keeper of the Match-book, or to his Clerk, or to one of the Stewards present.
Page xlvii - ... on the day of the race, otherwise the party claiming shall not be entitled to demand the horse at any future period; but, nevertheless, the owner of the winning horse may insist upon the claimant taking and paying for the horse claimed.
Page lix - The person appointed to start the horses shall mark in his list the time when the horses in each race actually started ; and if there have been any false starts, the first of them shall be considered as the time of starting for that race. And he shall make a report thereof to the Keeper of the Match-book in the afternoon of the day the races are run.

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